Local rivalries put aside to cheer on Tyrone’s new footballing heroes

COUNTY rivalries and neighbourly banter aside, there were celebrations across Fermanagh at the weekend as the Tyrone team lifted the Sam Maguire cup for a fourth time. While there may have been one or two remaining begrudgers, the joyous scenes as the newly crowned All Ireland champions arrived to a deservedly triumphant welcome at Healy […]

McMenamin follows his ‘gut feeling’ as he steps down

RYAN McMenamin says “the time was right to go” after he informed the County Board Chairman, Greg Kelly of his decision last Thursday night. “I’m my own man, I do my own stuff and I’m a firm believer in doing what your gut tells you and I’ve learned that over the two years of management. […]

McMenamin steps down as Fermanagh manager

RYAN McMenamin informed the Fermanagh County Board of his decision to step down as County manager last night (Thursday). The Dromore man took over from Rory Gallagher as manager in August 2019 for a three year term, with a yearly review to take place. Last month McMenamin told the Fermanagh Herald “you would like to […]

CCC calls Covid meeting

AS the Covid cases in the county continue to surge, GAA matches have had to be cancelled as more players have either contracted the virus or been a ‘close contact’ of someone who has.    On Monday night, the Fermanagh Competitions Control Committee (CCC) met in Brewster Park to discuss the situation and Committee Chairman […]

Teemore GAA club resumes activities after Covid scare

IT’S all systems go this week after Teemore Shamrock’s got the go-ahead from the Public Health Agency to resume all club activity after two players tested positive for Covid last week following an Erne Cup against Lisnaskea. The club which responded immediately to health concerns, worked with the PHA in relation to the matter and […]

Double celebration for Canon Dawson

IT was a double celebration for Canon Laurence Dawson this week, as he celebrated his 85th birthday and 60 years in the priesthood. A much loved character within the community of Brookeborough and further afield, Canon Dawson is renowned for his “young at heart” nature and passion for local GAA club Herber Mac Mahons. Paying […]

PREVIEW: Clubs Players’ Finals throw-in tonight

There are four finals in the Clubs Players’ Competition this weekend, with Division 1A between Derrygonnelly Harps and Kinawley Brian Borus and Division 2B between Derrylin and St Pat’s Donagh kick starting the action tonight. Tomorrow evening the Division 1B final will see neighbours Devenish and Erne Gaels go head to head in Derrygonnelly while […]

Teemore Shamrocks suspend club activity due to Covid

Teemore Shamrocks have suspended all club activities until early next after one player tested positive. The club who responded immediately to health concerns, are continuing to work with the PHA and recieve advice on this matter.   Speaking to the Herald, Teemore Shamrocks Club Chairman, Tommy Clarke, confirmed, “One player has tested positive. A number of […]